Entertainment

Richmond dancers help make holiday magic in Nutcracker

Emmalia Morris (right) a dancer with the Arts Connection in Steveston, plays the role of an angel in an upcoming presentation of the Nutcracker. -
Emmalia Morris (right) a dancer with the Arts Connection in Steveston, plays the role of an angel in an upcoming presentation of the Nutcracker.
— image credit:

Ballet B.C. is presenting Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Nutcracker at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre in December with the help of some local dancers.

The show, running from Dec. 14 to 16, is set in turn-of-the-20th-century Canada and presents a unique take on the Christmas tradition, featuring endearing Canadian scenes such as a hockey game and a battle on Parliament Hill.

Included in the cast are scores of children in the roles of mice, soldiers, Mounties and snowflakes—complementing Tchaikovsky’s musical score.

Richmond dancers include mice Moira Guanlao (Arts Connection) and Mackenzie Brodie (Mi-Cher), angel Emmalia Morris (Arts Connection) and Mountie Meaghan Lorey (Arts Connection). Tickets, $30.25 to $87.75, are available at ticketmaster.ca or by calling 1-855-985-2787.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Expectations great for Dickens classic on stage
 
Young dancers land roles in The Nutcracker
 
Richmond Sockeyes look to eliminate Wolf Pack tonight
Holdom property tied up in legal battle
 
Led Zepagain to play at The ACT
 
Bone Daddies on stage with ska legends
New dance style debuts Saturday
 
Gods and monsters
 
Package Deal at Fort Gallery

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.